Benedict of Aniane, Saint


Benedict of Aniane, Saint
Benedict of Aniane, Saint
St. Benedict was a Goth, served in the Frankish court, then became a Benedictine monk. His monastery of Aniane was the model for monastic reform in France and the Empire. He died in 821

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